October, 2013 | Scottish Licensed Trade News - Part 4

Scottish Licensed Trade News

Get in shape for the Games

New online course is designed to prepare hospitality staff for next year’s sporting event BAR, restaurant and hotel staff in Glasgow are to be offered a …

Chance to get in on Ryder Cup action

A PERTHSHIRE hotel that’s said to be a “short pitching wedge” away from next year’s Ryder Cup venue is up for sale. The Blackford Hotel is located in …

Trade can reap the recycling rewards

Operators advised to plan ahead for regulations coming into force TIMES are changing for Scottish businesses when it comes to recycling – and the licensed …

VK mixes fruit to follow suit

New variants introduced to capitalise on trend for flavours THE firm behind the VK brand claims to be “steering the RTD category into the 21st …

Dram of the century has hit shelves

LIQUID from the last day of the 20th century hit shelves this week with the release of Isle of Arran Distillers’ Millennium Casks edition. The limited …

Festive flavours top list

CELLAR Trends, the firm that distributes Luxardo, claims Christmas is the perfect time for bartenders to experiment with its flavoured sambuca range. The …

Swedish cider makes silver screen debut

SWEDISH fruit cider brand Rekorderlig has made its cinema screen debut with the launch of a new ad designed to position it as a ‘cider for all seasons’. …

Johnnie Walker goes for gold this Christmas

DIAGEO is taking a two-pronged approach to Christmas marketing for its Johnnie Walker brand as the spirits firm unveils new packaging for Johnnie Walker Gold …

Man versus machine is no contest

By Gillian McKenzie WHEN reports emerged some months back that a robot bartender named Carl was ‘working’ in a bar in Germany, it got me thinking. Yes, …

Inverarity Morton goes Forth

WHOLESALER Inverarity Morton has snapped up Milnathort-based Forth Wines in a seven-figure deal. The acquisition, which comes two years after Inverarity Morton …